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About us

For more than 165 years, we have been providing our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions and Ship management.

Learn moreEn savoir plus Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, President

Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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Our news

16 May 2022

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs will equip one of its vessels with three bound4blue’s suction sails

● bound4blue will install three eSAIL® systems in 2023 on a vessel owned and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA). ● Louis Dreyfus Armateurs pays particular attention to protecting the environment. This concern translates into a dynamic innovation policy. LDA’s engineering, projects and innovation teams have established close relationships with bound4blue, a major European innovation …

16 May 2022

Your exceptional parcels deserve an exceptional partner

At Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, we deliver global logistics solutions and provide your organization with tailored end-to-end global transport solutions, in compliance with the highest standards. We support the international development of small and medium-sized companies and large groups in the global management of their flows and offer extensive local know-how, supported by transport and supply …

29 April 2022

Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm: Launch of the first CTV designed and built in France

At a time when EDF Renewables and GE Renewable Energy have announced the installation of the first offshore wind turbines on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit are pleased to announce the launch of the first Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) dedicated to the operations and maintenance of the wind farm. …

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